Loading... Please wait...

Our Newsletter


The Show-Off (1926) DVD

  • Image 1
Price:
$8.99
SKU:
J11262019232
Availability:
In Stock
Quantity:


Product Description

The Show-Off (1926)

Director:

 Malcolm St. Clair

Writers:

 George Kelly (from the comedy by), Pierre Collings (screen play)

Stars:

 Ford Sterling, Claire McDowell, Charles Goodrich, Lois Wilson, Louise Brooks, Gregory Kelly
 
This first film version of George Kelly's stage comedy The Show Off stars former Keystone Kop Ford Sterling in the title role. Though he's only a thirty-dollar-a-week clerk, Aubrey Piper (Sterling) is an incorrigible braggart, brimming full of grandiose get-rich-quick schemes. Quickly ingratiating himself with the family of his fiancee Amy Fisher (Lois Wilson), Aubrey inveigles them into an investment scheme that nearly results in ruination for all concerned. Even though he and his victims are saved from penury by a last-minute miracle, Aubrey shows no signs of having learned his lesson by film's end -- but Amy loves him anyway. Critics in 1926 were amused by Ford Sterling but impressed by the coolly authoritative performance of up-and-coming Louise Brooks in a minor role. The Show-Off was remade with Spencer Tracy in 1934 and with Red Skelton in 1947.


Find Similar Products by Tag

comedy  drama  silent  

Find Similar Products by Category


Write your own product review

Product Reviews

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!


Add to Wish List

Click the button below to add the The Show-Off (1926) DVD to your wish list.

You Recently Viewed...